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of come. and welcome to a special edition of "morning wednesday, november 7the mornihe- new york city in front of a great, awake. what's wpeoplele? >> have y >> unbelievable. well there's just a little news to report this morning. president obama has won a second term in the white house. >> what? >> this is huge. go ahead.11:15 last night, the ne presid>
political figure in america who is anything remotely like that. michael bloomberg. new york city's mayor. he's an ex-republican and ex-democrat. he's now an independent. he's in his third term as the highly visible mayor of america's largest city. before it happened today, nobody expected michael bloomberg to make an endorsement at all in this year's presidential race. that's mostly because he said he wouldn't. back in june mr. bloomberg made sure to be overheard telling people at a party in new york city he intended to remain publicly neutral in this year's presidential race. but then today he didn't. in the midst of this city's ongoing and complicated and exhausting and heartbreaking and painstaking response to this unprecedented storm, the mayor of new york city published this 17-paragraph endorsement of president obama. the fact that nobody knew it was coming and that he said he wouldn't make an endorsement just made it that much more important. as did the fact it was not at all clear if he was going to make an endorsement the guy who he would endorse would be president obama. i mean, mi
, and most subway lines are running. power has been restored to all but a 10th of new york city residents. warming centers remain open for those still without lek tries. schools will be open tomorrow for 1 million new york city school students. governor christie is urging schools that have not open to be creative to get students back to the classroom. >> we've got a lot of work to do but we've already accomplished a lot, from 2.7 million people out of power, we're down to under a million in less than six days of work so we're making progress, doing the things we need to do. you know i will continue to ride herd over these folks and make sure what needs to get done will get done. >> gas continues to be raged but the governor says he hopes to lift that order soon and he insists there is no gas shortage in the statement he says the long gas lines should subside now that refineries are running again, and that president obama has ordered millions of gallons of gas sent to the region. aid to new york will soon be arriving from this area. matt jablow reports tonight. the city of fairfax is now d
ago aaa reports nearly two-thirds of all gas stations in new york city and new jersey are shut down. the federal government took new action, though, today in the past several hours to get more fuel into the communities. with gas lines throughout the region stretching for miles, the department of homeland security has eased restrictions on foreign flag oil tankers. jim cantore has more for us on this problem. >> hey, tamron. this is what i would call an orderly gas line, even though it's packed, it's orderly he. people are lined up to each pump, and they filled the tanks with tangers that came in here. this is a nice supply of gas here at the vince lombardi truck stop. back towards the west, you can see here this gentleman, this police officer is actually directing traffic coming in from the exit into which line they should get in. as we show you where that line is, it travels all the way back up around to the turnpike. last night we understand this line was all the way out into the turnpike, which creates a dangerous situation there. so this is pretty good. you have about an hour an
tomorrow's new york city marathon. people were outraged this week when bloomberg said the race would boost the economy and inspire the city to move on after the storm. now, though, the race that brings 40,000 runners to the street is off. much of the marathon would have gone through some of the hardest hit areas and the race would have closed roads and bridges at a time when transportation is already difficult. >> relief could be on the way for the gas shortage. the obama administration has ordered the purchase of as much as 22 million gallons of fuel and diesel for the areas hardest hit by sandy. people in new york and new jersey are having major problems getting gas. many stations are closed because of damage or lack of power leading to long lines that stretch for miles to get a few stations -- get to a few station thas are open. dominion power crews from our area are in new jersey this morning. while the power could be back on for people in manhattan by the end of today in parts of new jersey restoring power is taking a bit longer. news 4's jim rosenthal reports from essex falls, new je
. welcome, everybody. our "starting point" this morning, the aftermath of the superstorm. new york city slowly getting back to normal this morning, but no heat, no power, gas running low. bumper to bumper traffic. patience is being tested. some subways are running again this morning, so many are buses. fares, free, today, as workers are trying to keep the financial heart of the country beating. rob marciano this morning at the brooklyn bridge for us. hey, rob, good morning! >> reporter: good morning, soledad. there'll be a lot of foot traffic once again over this bridge. and if you are in a car, you'll need at least three people in that vehicle. carpooling is going to be the call today, because yesterday, there was absolute gridlock across the city. we didn't have much in the way of bus lines running. these subways were still shut down. all the people that would typically travel underground were trying to get to work aboveground. and boy, some places, there was chaos. i mean, people pushing and shoving, just to try to get on a bus. many buses that were traveling past 10th and 14th stree
.t.a. here in new york city. >> oh, sure, okay. [cheers and applause] >> yeah. >> that's a busy job. >> yes. >> a lot to do? >> see a lot of these running around. >> yeah, i know. the rats? [laughter] >> oh. >> but those aren't made of rubber, so... >> oh, no, no, no. >> yeah, yeah, yeah. >> that one's looking kind of hungry. [laughter] >> well, let me tell you. we're gonna give you a fun halloween-themed question. you get it right and you get $1,000. >> okay, all right, all right. thank you. thank you. >> there's only one caveat to all of this. in order to play for $1,000, you have to also wear the wig that jason had on. >> is that the wig he just took off? >> what? >> is that-- >> that's the wig he just took off. it's fine. >> that's worth $100,000. >> [laughs] [audience whistling, cheering] [cheers and applause] got it? >> yes. >> oh, yeah. oh, yeah. now we're talking. >> i'm ready. >> okay, alan says he's ready. you guys, are you ready? [cheers and applause] then let's play millionaire. [dramatic musical flourish] all right, alan, or whoever you are. i'm so confused. a new race called "
with a powerful image of america's biggest city without power. >> look at that "new york magazine" hits the stand today with this remarkable aerial view of half of manhattan plunged into darkness. >> an architecture photographer actually took that photo from 5,000 feet up to show new york was actually two cities. and he said it was difficult to secure a helicopter the day after the storm. >> and he was able to get gas. >>> and a super star may an online star for someone usually in the shadows. very animated sign language interpreter for mayor mike bloomberg. hard to keep your eyes on the mayor, isn't it. >> that inspired "saturday night live's" own news interpreter alongside governor chris christie. >> also, i'd like to give a sincere thanks for bred obama on how he handled the election. on election day, i'm voting for mitt romney, but if i had to pick one guy who had my back during a crisis, it would be barack obama. it's amazing. true inspiration. again, i'll be a good soldier, i'll vote for romney, but i'm going to hate it. >> a latelooming mon narcotic butterfly is my greating later eye today
. david lee. >> reporter: you know, megyn of all five boroughs that comprise new york city staten island arguably the hardest hit. earlier you said a picture is worth a thousand words. take a look at this. this must be worth a million words. this boat like so many others here carried by the force of the water more than one hundred yards. joining me right now is the owner of a restaurant, the marina cafe, he lives in the community. joey delessio. to what extent have you received help from authorities. >> i'd say to this point zero percent. >> what is the problem. >> first thing we need is the streets opened up so there is passageways for emergency vehicles, police vehicles, god forbid a fire, somebody gets sick, dies, whatever the case maybe. we need the access to get in and out of the streets. number two we need a police presence down here. restaurants, homes and boats are being looted left and right down here. and we need electricity. i understand there are more important neighborhoods where they are trying to save lives. i think that should be on a priority list also. people may eventu
are still without electricity and the death toll is 106. schools will reopen this morning in new york city and many other communities however drivers are still waiting in those long lines for gasoline and officials predict another difficult commute because not all subways and trains are running yet. >> there's new urgency in the recovery effort because the weather is not helping. millions of storm victims, jim axelrod is in the hard hit secretary of rockaway, queens. >> reporter: this week the weather forecast is throwing one more challenge at those devastated parts of new york and new jersey. freezing temperatures for 1.5 million customers in two states who are still without power. >> onions, garlic. >> reporter: in the far rockaway section of queens, volunteers aren't waiting for the government to help those who need it, they are doing it themselves. >> people need help. we just thought we would come out and give them some hot food. >> reporter: at this intersection a makeshift supermarket sprang up in a marking lot. donations from churches and synagogues provided the inventory. food, cl
this morning in new york city and many other communities. however, drivers are still waiting in those long lines for gasoline. and officials predict another difficult commute this morning because not all subways and trains are running yet. >> there is new you are jens in the recovery effort this morning because the weather is not helping millions of storm victims. jim axelrod is in the hard hit rockaways section of queens. >> reporter: good morning. this week, the weather forecasts are providing one more challenge for those parts of new york and new jersey that have been devastated by sandy. freezing temperatures that will affect the nearly 1.5 million customers still without power. >> onions. >> reporter: in the far rockaways section of queens, volunteers like diane chang aren't waiting for the government to help those who need it. they're doing it themselves. >> we're told they needed hot food out here. we thought we'd cook some hot food. >> reporter: at this intersection a makeshift supermarket sprang up in a parking lot. donations from churches and synagogues provided the inventory. fo
news now," new york city, island of fear and frustration. people desperate days after sandy. >>> on staten island, a tragic picture of devastation and death is emerging. it's friday, november 2nd. >> announcer: from abc news, this is "world news now." >>> good friday morning, everybody. i'm rob nelson. >> and i'm sunny hostin. paula faris is on assignment. and we'll get to those surreal scenes. really they are surreal from staten island in just a moment. >>> and also this half hour, running on empty. lines are getting longer, and temper, of course, getting shorter as people wait hour after hour trying to buy gasoline. >> the tough part, not just because people have longer commutes because the traffic is crazy, they need that gas for generators back at home because they have no power. gas, really, is a lifeline right now, waiting forever to get a fill-up. it's crazy. >> it's crazy. >>> also this half hour, we will turn our focus to the final four days in the race for the white house and how the candidates will make the most of their last big push on the campaign trail. it is
. ♪ guts. glory. ram. >>> a lot of runners who travel to new york city to run in that new york city marathon this morning, instead headed to staten island and other areas hit hard by that superstorm sandy. they delivered relief supplies and helped victims clean out their flooded homes and though the storm's that struck -- intent on running the race they had trained for months to finish. they participated in unofficial alternative marathon that was organized on facebook. >>> celebrity chef and cookbook author was born in queens and his culinary career has included stops across new york city. so when superstorm sandy left millions without a decent meal, despirito did what he does best. he cooked up some soup and headed to the worst hit neighborhoods and started passing it out. rocko you have made your rounds, queens, manhattan, borooklyn, ad now staten island. what's it like to hand out so many meals to so many in need? >> it's wonderful to have a skill that's actually useful in a storm situation like this. i cook and people are hungry, it's a perfect match. >> how do you even go abou
weather sets in, new york city mayor michael bloomberg says as many as 40,000 people may need to find new places to live, a daunting task, the city known for its tight housing market. the announcement set up the potential return of fema trailers like those used in the wake of hurricane katrina and used not without a lot of controversy. >>> gas lines hours long stretched through the weekend across the tri-state area. in some cases, stations using gas-powered generators to pump fuel out of the ground. it could be several more days before the country's fuel shortage is resolved. in new york city where 145,000 residents still without power. yesterday's marathon was canceled. that happened for the first time in 40 years. but it didn't stop hundreds of runners from doing the right thing, showing up where the race was supposed to begin in statin ilan. instead of a marathon, they ran a relief effort, jogging through neighborhoods to help dig out debris and offer supplies and good for them. i actually went to staten island on saturday, myself, got a firsthand look. you jump on the staten island fe
are still waiting for the power to come back on. >> it is going to be another very slow go in new york city this morning with more unprecedented dumper to bumper traffic and limited subways and buses but they will be mobbed. take a look at this. a sale of two cities, a photo of the iconic brooklyn bridge, lights out on the manhattan side, lights on in brooklyn. what a picture. that really says it all. our dr. sanjay gupta is standing by at belle hospital where patients are on the move because power failed but first to rob marciano. governor cuomo declared a transportation emergency. if you see it here you'll know why. there will be no fares for subways and buses but many of these lines aren't up and running yet, are they? >> yeah, so the fares, you have free fare, that's great but if you can't get on one, you can't get on one. the subways will run north of 34th street but because of that, lack of subway service, the buses are completely jammed. and so you can't even get on a bus. there's people pushing and shoving just to try to squeeze their way on so frustration already building yesterday
confirmation from the new york city buildings department they began operations to secure that crane this morning. workers are in the process of securing that boom which did collapse monday night. some say it was 40 mile-per-hour wind gusts. others say even higher than that. but that entire seven block area around 157 had been closed off because, of course, there is great concern whether anybody walking by the building or driving past the building might be in harm's way. so, again, there are efforts under way right now to try to secure that boom of that bent up crane there at 157 in manhattan. >>> straight ahead, we'll talk to a staten island borough official about the recovery efforts and why some residents say they are the storm's forgotten victims. in that time there've been some good days. and some difficult ones. but, through it all, we've persevered, supporting some of the biggest ideas in modern history. so why should our anniversary matter to you? because for 200 years, we've been helping ideas move from ambition to achievement. and the next great idea could be yours. ♪ >>>
for people acting on it, but thanks a lot, good to see you. new york, new york city and long island rationing gasoline. right here in the northeast drivers want to know when this madness will end. a live report on that. and the move to legalize pot, colorado and washington opened up new money for the tourism industry. we will get into that. "markets now," let's take a look at one of the big markets we're always monitoring. crude oil, mid-80s, stocks are coming back a little bit after that. and we will be coming back a little bit on "markets now." looking for a better place to put your ca? here's one you may not have thought of -- fidelity. now you don't have to go to a bank to get the things you want from a bank, like no-fee atms, all over the world. free checkwriting and mobile deposits. now depositing a check is as easy as taking a picture. free online bill payments. a highly acclaimed credit card with 2% cash bk into your fidelity account. open a fidelity cash management account today and discover another reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. connell: breaking news as we come bac
tomorrow's new york city marathon. people were outraged this week when bloomberg said the race would be a boost for the economy and inspire the city to move on after the storm. now though the race that brings 40,000 runners through some of the most damaged parts of the city is off. the race would have closed roads and bridges at a time when transportation is already difficult. countless drivers meanwhile have had to sit in long lines just to fill up their gas tanks. new jersey's governor chris christie has ordered gas rationing based on your license plate number. meantime, the obama administration has ordered the purchase of as much as 22 million gallons of fuel and diesel for the areas hardest hit by sandy. many stations are closed because of damage or lack of power leading to lines that stretch for miles to get to the few stations that are open. >>> stay with news 4 and nbc washington.com for the latest on hurricane sandy's impact and remember to help the storm victims you can go to red cross.org or call 1-800-help now and also text the word red cross to 90999 to make a $10 donatio
of the presidential campaign and has new york city mayor michael bloomberg endorsing president obama. >>> and in the "big finish" tonight the east coast is still recovering from hurricane sandy and new stories of heroism are emerging. i'll talk with a paramedic nurse who had quite an experience. >>> don't forget, you can listen to my radio show on sirius xm radio channel 127 monday through friday noon to 3:00 p.m. follow me on twitter @edshow and on facebook and like "the ed show." duralock power preserve. locks in power for up to 10 years in storage. now...guaranteed. duracell with duralock. trusted everywhere. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. [ husband ] transfer! [ male announcer ] free data tra
campaign and has new york city mayor michael bloomberg endorsing president obama. >>> and in the "big finish" tonight the east coast is still recovering from hurricane sandy and new stories of heroism are emerging. i'll talk with a paramedic nurse who had quite an experience. >>> don't forget, you can listen to my radio show on sirius xm radio channel 127 monday through friday, noon to 3:00 p.m. follow me on twitter @edshow and on facebook and like "the ed show." ah. fire bad! just have to fire roast these tomatoes. this is going to give you a head start on your dinner. that seems easier [ female announcer ] new progresso recipe starters. five delicious cooking sauces you combine with fresh ingredients to make amazing home-cooked meals. or that printing in color had to cost a fortune. nobody said an all-in-one had to be bulky. or that you had to print from your desk. at least, nobody said it to us. introducing the business smart inkjet all-in-one series from brother. easy to use, it's the ultimate combination of speed, small size, and low-cost printing. >>> this year's presidential de
with utility crews scrambling to plug hundreds of explosive leaks. on new york city, staten island, all the worst that sandy brought is all coming home. >> total, total devastation. i live a mile from the beach. how did that water get to my house? >> and there has not been as much attention on staten island as there should have been. so much heart ache out there. the 88 people who lost their lives in the storm, 13 in the city. two were young boys, brothers who might have survived. that's what their mom says. if her story bears out, it wouldn't have taken a miracle either. just a neighbor doing the right thing. gary tuckman has their story. >> reporter: a ford explore er on the side of the street in the staten island, new york. the car seats remain where two little boys, brandon and connor moore were sitting as their mother glenda was driving during hurricane sandy, desperately looking for shelter. the sfoer is sad, horrifying, terrifying. she was driving her suv down this street. it plunged into this hole during the height of hurricane sandy. she then got out of the vehicle wither had 2
in communities that remain without power. amtrak will offer limited service between new york city and boston today. the new york city subway system is slowly coming back to life. the m-train, which links queens to manhattan actually started running. manhattan remains in the dark. with little mass transit folks are turning to their cars and you know what that means. lots of gas lines. they extend for miles. according to the most recent report from triple-a, of the gas stations it monitors roughly 60% of stations in new jersey and 70% on long island were closed thursday. both of new jersey's senators are now asking president obama for emergency fuel supplies. we do have a presidential campaign to cover. we are in the last 72, 96 hours if you will. the final chapter of the 2012 campaign is now begun and it all comes down, it apparently changed to ohio which president obama and governor romney, ready for this, are going to visit six separate times in the last four days of the break. today is the first day. president obama spends the entire day in ohio. he's got stops in springfield, lima, hillia
in manhattan, new pleas for help from another hard-hit new york city borough. we're talking about queens. i'm wolf blitzer. you're in "the situation room." we're now just three days from the presidential election and the race for the white house is reaching a fever pitch. both campaigns are making a final push for the candidates. their wives, the former president bill clinton, the house speaker john boehner all campaigning down to the wire. cnn is covering their every move. our correspondents are in key locations in critical states. any one of which could ultimately decide who will be the next president of the united states. we're going to -- let's go to colorado right now. mitt romney is speaking there but jim acosta is there setting the stage. tell us what's going on. >> reporter: mitt romney just arrived here just a few moments ago. he has been delivering his closing argument to the crowd here and he's been doing that all day long. waking up in new hampshire, moving on to iowa and here in colorado for two stops. he has been going after the president on that new unemployment data, he has
's been getting a bit cold are lately. it left 170 people dead worldwide. >>> new york city marathon will not run tomorrow. the mayor canceled the race after mounting criticism. many that are still recovering super storm sandy were angry claiming that the race would drain resources that should be used to help with the recovery efforts. >>i think it's a good decision. i'm much better off than most people. i don't have a power. but my house is intact. but the resources that are used for the marathon should be used for people that are less fortunate. >> we're angry. we spent thousands of dollars for our family and hotel rooms and airline tickets. it's not just one runner, they usually have a support group. so that includes two, three four and in case seven people flew here. >> there will not be another new york city marathon still next year. >>> beer make are anheuser- busch is helping those impacted by super storm sandy. they've putting fresh drinking water in millions of cans. some cases are on the way to distribution seniors in new york and new jersey the company has donated more tha
books took me to dinner in new york city at one of these restaurants where you would never want to go where you have to pay. [laughter] and he said what's your next book going to be about in and i said, oh, well, i haven't decided. i'm going to do some thinking, some reading, some research. and he looked at me and said, what? i said, yeah, i want to do thinking, reading, reporting, weighing the alternatives, and he said why are you going to waste your time? [laughter] i said, well, that's what you try to do. and he said, no, no, no, you are one of our authors. i need to know right now, tonight, what your next book is going to be. i said this is, that's preposterous. he said, i need to know. now, he's one of these people who grinds on you, and you're at dipper alone no matter what would come up, he would bring the subject back to, oh, maybe you should do a book on that, what about this? he would just grind away. you may know people like this. [laughter] you may work for somebody like that. [laughter] even better, you may be married to somebody like that. [laughter] who just grinds away
it go at that. sigh my colleague from new york -- i see my colleague from new york city has arrived here and i'd like her to pick this issue up and talk about the devastation that occurred in her communities and then we can come back to the infrastructure . thank you very much. it's a good -- thank you for joining us. ms. velazquez: i want to thank you for yielding. mr. speaker, if hurricane sandy taught us anything, it is the importance of infrastructure to new york city and our nation. right now new yorkers are struggling with day to day challenges. many of them without power. in certain parts of the metropolitan area, gasoline shortages continue presenting enormous difficulties. but even as new yorkers worked to rebuild and recover for the short-term, we cannot ignore long-term problems. in many ways the city of new york took a number of prudent steps that reduced damage and sped up recovery time. however, it's painfully clear that more must be done in the future to ensure our nation's infrastructure can withstand assault from mother nature. as governor cuomo said, we have a new reali
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